Oncology Nursing Certification Preparation Course

Friday, September 20, 2019
The registration period has closed for this event.

7:00 AM to 5:00 PM



Value: $320.00

Cost: $80.00 for general registrants. Methodist employees may attend for the cost of the $40 non-refundable deposit.


$40 non-refundable materials and program deposit for all registrants.

Cancellations/Replacements can be made up to one week prior to the program.

No refunds will be given after September 13, 2019.


If you register the week of the program, you may not be guaranteed a booklet the day of the program.


The intended learner for this program is a licensed registered nurse with experience in oncology. Nurses without oncology experience may not have sufficient background to place the information into context.


This course will provide registered nurses with classroom instruction and nursing expertise to prepare them to take the Oncology Certification Nurse (OCN®) exam through the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC®). This course is not developed, provided, sponsored, or endorsed by ONCC® and the content may or may not be reflective of an actual certification exam. Although the material presented may be helpful to a nurse preparing for a certification exam, participation in a review course does not guarantee successful completion of a certification exam.


Program Objectives:

  • List resources to use when taking the OCN® exam
  • Identify content that may be on the OCN® exam
  • Review specific components of nursing related to care of the cancer patient
  • Discuss professionalism in nursing


In order to receive continuing education hours for this event, you must meet the following completion requirements:

  • Attendance at the entire activity
  • Completion/submission of evaluation form within 30 days of the program


This is an intense one-day review course.


Agenda Topic
7:00 am Registration & Breakfast
7:30-8:00am Introduction to the OCN® Exam
8:00-9:00am Health Promotion and Prevention/Scientific Basis
9:00-9:15am Break
9:15-12:00pm Diseases, Treatment Modalities, Professional Practice, and Symptoms

Lunch (provided)


Diseases, Treatment Modalities, Professional Practice, and Symptoms




Oncologic Emergencies


Psychosocial Dimensions of Care (QOL) / End of Life






This program is jointly provided by NMC Professional Development Division and Metro Omaha Chapter/Oncology Nursing Society.



Continuing Education

Nurses: 8.0 contact hours awarded. MW MSD Provider Approval #NE 1019-9. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development is an approved provider of continuing nursing education by the Nebraska Nurses Association, an accredited approver by the American Nurses Credentialing Center's Commission on Accreditation.


Education: 8.0 Education hours. Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development assigns education hours based on 60 minutes of classroom instruction for each offering. Participants may use these for their professional continuing education hours and toward re-licensure if so approved within the standards and guidelines of their discipline.

Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development awards educational contact hours to the disciplines listed above. Each professional is accountable to understand his or her accrediting/licensing body's standards and requirements. The definitive source of information on continuing education requirements is your state or national regulatory board.


Methodist Estabrook Cancer Center Auditorium
8303 Dodge Street
Omaha, NE 68114

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Chris Rimkus, MSN, RN

Course Materials

The certification review booklet will be available at the program.

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Nebraska Methodist College Professional Development

720 N. 87th Street

Omaha, NE 68114


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